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2012-13 Undergraduate Catalog 
2012-13 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Political Science, B.S.

Department of Political Science 

Students majoring in Political Science can choose a general focus or a concentration in either Public Administration or Pre-law.

A general focus major in Political Science requires 36 semester hours of work, including:

Required Courses

Core (12 hours)

One course from each of the following areas:

American Politics (3 hours)

Comparative/International Relations (3 hours)

Electives (15 hours)

Curriculum: Political Science

Curricular listings include General Education  requirements in Communication, History, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences categories.


Subtotal: 32 Hours


Subtotal: 30 Hours


  • PS elective 3 credit hours
  • Minors 12 credit hours
  • Electives 6 credit hours

Subtotal: 27 Hours


  • PS electives 12 credit hours
  • Electives 4 credit hours
  • Minors 12 credit hours

Subtotal: 31 Hours

Total hours in program: 120


Students pursuing the B.S. degree rather than the B.A. degree should take a second minor.